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Baked Pears En Croute Filled with Vegan Spicy Caramel Sauce

Baked pears en croute Filled with and served on a spicy caramel sauce.

This tasty treat is really quite easy to make, and looks so lovely when you serve guests. The spicy caramel sauce makes it particularly special for a holiday. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 pears 5 slices frozen vegan puff pastry 1/4 cup golden raisins 1 tablespoon sugar pinch cinnamon for the spicy caramel sauce 1/4 […]


Vegetarian Wellingtons

Vegetarian Wellingtons

These tasty packages are a special treat at holidays, although they are delicious any time of the year, and not difficult to make. Serving Size: 4 Yield: 8-10 packages Ingredients: for the Wellingtons: 1 package frozen vegan puff pastry (8-10 squares) 1 large bag (16 ounces) mixed vegetables fresh or frozen 2 cups cooked rice […]


Vegan Vanilla Pudding and Puff Pastry with Red Currant Sauce

Vanilla Pudding and Puff Pastry with Red Currant Sauce - Click here to license this photo from Stocksy

This is a very nice combination and an easy treat to assemble/make. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the puff pastry: 1 & 1/2 cups vegan vanilla pudding, home made or store bought 1 cup red currant sauce 4 sheets vegan puff pastry powder sugar as garnish for the red currant sauce: 12 ounces red currants, […]


Pear and Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Danish

Pear and Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Danish

This is a very quick and easy treat to make that tastes heavenly. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 3-4 pears, peeled, cored and halved 4 tablespoons vegan chocolate hazelnut spread handful walnuts, toasted and chopped powdered sugar for dusting Directions: Pre-heat the oven to 425 ℉ or whatever is […]


Banushi (Banana Sushi Bites)

Banushi

These sushi inspired puff pastry bites with banana were lots of fun and tasted delicious. Harald came up with the idea and I had fun making them. Yield: 12 bites Ingredients: 4 bananas 3-4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 1 vegan chocolate bar 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate hazelnut spread pretzel […]


Baked Nut Filled Pears en Croute with Lemon Syrup

Baked Nut Filled Pears en Croute with Lemon Syrup

These lovely fresh pears were cored, then filled with a ground almond and cinnamon mixture. Wrapped with vegan puff pastry and baked (= en croute). Served with a light lemon sauce, they were lovely on a chilly day. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 pears, cored and peeled 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed and […]


Pear Delights – Pears and Raspberry-Applesauce On Puff Pastry

Pear Delights

These are so simple, yet delicious and even appearing elegant. Yield: 4 Ingredients: 4 slices frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 4 tablespoons raspberry-applesauce 2 pears, peeled and sliced in half 4 teaspoons of agave, ginger syrup or sugar water vegan whipped topping optionally the side Directions: Preheat the oven according to instructions on the package […]


Mini Puff Pasty Bites with Vegan Cream Cheese and Blueberry Pear Marmelade

Mini Puff Pasty Bites with Vegan Cream Cheese and Blueberry Pear Marmelade

This tasty and easy to make treat was perfect for a mid-afternoon sack and would also make a nice appetizer. Yield: 12 mini bites Ingredients: 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 1/2 cup vegan cream cheese 1 jar blueberry pear marmelade Mint leafes   Directions: Pre-heat the ben to 425 F or whatever is […]


Blueberry Soy Yogurt in Puff Pastry Cups

Blueberry Soy Yogurt in Puff Pastry Cups

This is so simple, it hardly deserves a recipe, but it can be served in a lovely fashion. Yield: 4 Ingredients: 4 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 pint blueberries 2 Tbs. sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp. cornstarch 2-3 cups plain soy yogurt 1 Tbs. powdered sugar splash lemon juice generous pinch cinnamon Directions: Preheat […]


Vegan Almond Apple Flowers

Vegan Almond Apple Flowers

These were heavenly. We’re going to have them again this weekend. I know this doesn’t seem like apple time. In fact most of the apple trees are just beginning to bloom. But, there are a few sorts of apples that one can “over-winter”. They hold well if kept in a cool place. It is time […]


Chestnut-pear Jalousie Tart with Amaretto Coconut Cream

Chestnut-Pear Jalousie Tart with Amaretto Coconut Cream

This was a very special treat we enjoyed over the weekend. The flavors are a lovely blend of sweets, nuts and fruits. A jalousie tart has a top that looks like jalousie blinds. Yield: 4 individual tarts Ingredients: for the tarts: 8 sheets frozen puff pastry 6 inch x 6 inch squares ( 15cm x […]


Dried Fruit Filled Apple Dumplings with Vegan Caramel Sauce

Dried Fruit Filled Apple Dumplings with Vegan Caramel Sauce

These apple dumplings are a simple yet very tasty dessert or treat. They are best fresh from the oven or served warm. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 apples 9 frozen puff pastry squares, thawed (2 per apple plus one for decorations) 1/2 cup dried fruit mix – raisins, dried cherries, dried cranberries, goji berries or […]


Easy Quince Tart

Easy Quince Tart

Quince are a new treat that we have recently discovered and next year we are going to plant a quince tree in our garden. Serving Size: 4 Yield: 1 tart Ingredients: 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 3 quinces, peeled and sliced in thick slices 3/4 cup water 2 cups sugar 1 vanilla bean, […]


German Pudding Danish the Vegan Way – Plundergebäck

German Pudding Danish the Vegan Way

This was a quick and easy adaptation of a delicious German treat called “Plundergebäck”. I used store bought vegan puff pastry for the dough, which isn’t quite accurate. The dough is not exactly a puff pastry dough, the original calls for eggs. But this worked well also. Ingredients: for the pastry: 6 sheets frozen vegan […]


Potato-Asparagus Tarts

Vegan Asparagus Tart

We enjoyed these savory tarts for lunch today. They were delicious. Asparagus tastes very nice with potatoes. The sauce was like a light mustard Alfredo. These would make a lovely brunch recipe or even a special breakfast as Mother’s Day or a birthday. Yield: 6-8 puff pastry tarts Ingredients: 6-8 frozen vegan puff pastry sheets, […]


Emergency Treats – Prune Danishes & Apricot Coconut Treasures

Prune Danishes

Here are some lovely treats to quickly make for those unexpected guests who pop in out of the blue. We would suggest that you keep on hand over the holidays at least 1 package of vegan puff pastry and a package of dried fruit. Handy to have are also a spare package of powdered sugar […]


Tasty cream horns

Chocolate chestnut cream horns

A lovely treat for the holidays are home made cream horns with a chocolate chestnut or a pumpkin filling. Yield: 8-10 cream horns (with either the chocolate chestnut or the pumpkin filling) Ingredients: for the chocolate chestnut filling: 1 cup chestnut puree *1 3/4 cup soy milk (or rice, oat, almond milk) 1 cup granulated […]


Review: Zucchini and sun-dried Tomato Tart

Zucchini and sun-dried Tomato Tart

Kevin at Closet Cooking is one of our favorite omni chefs. He is very creative and his recipes offer lots of inspiration for delicious vegan adaptation like this  Zucchini and sun-dried Tomato Tart. Our sun-dried tomato sauce was a bit richer than his, thus our tarts are a bit more colorful than his. We adapted […]


Savory Vegan Breakfast Pastry

Savory Vegan Breakfast Pastry

This is a delicious elegant breakfast or bunch recipe. It may seem complicated or a lot of ingredients, but once tried out, it’s not so hard to make. You could call it scrambled tofu en croute with vegetables. It tastes good hot or cold. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 250 grams / 8.8 oz tofu crumbled […]


Rhubarb Orange Tart

Rhubarb Orange Tart

Rhubarb season has begun. As we have a couple very nice rhubarb plants, we are happy to enjoy this tasty vegetable in many different ways. Rhubarb pairs very nicely with orange, it’s also tasty with ginger. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 3 slices frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 orange 1 cup orange juice splash lemon juice […]


Tangerine Mini Tart

Tangerine Mini Tart

These light pastries were very nice. They’re easy to make and make a lovely treat on a cold winter’s day. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 4 tangerines 3 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed cinnamon allspice 1 tsp. cornstarch 2 Tbs. ground almonds (optional) Directions: Squeeze 2 of the tangerines for the juice. Place in a […]


Vegan apple cheesecake with caramel sauce

Vegan apple cheesecake with caramel sauce

This elegant desert is much healthier than it looks or tastes, thankfully so. The fall flavors of apple and cinnamon enhance this lovely cheesecake while the caramel sauce lends its warm sweet flavor. A very tasty dish, especially in the fall. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 2 pieces frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed For the cheesecake […]


Mini Broccoli Quiches

Mini Broccoli Quiches

We enjoyed these yummy quiches as our main meal tonight. They would also work well for a brunch. The batter is the same as for the Spanish omelet. Yield: 6 mini quiches Ingredients: 6 squares frozen “hearty puff pastry”, thawed 1 onion, minced 4 cups broccoli, washed, cut in florets 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped […]


Pockets Full of Nuts

These are so light and tasty, and easy to make. We do hope you give them a try. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 sheets of puff pastry, thawed 2 tablespoons almonds, chopped ad ground 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped and ground 2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped and ground 2 tablespoons vegan margarine, melted 2 tablespoons powdered sugar […]